The U.S. PlayStation YouTube account uploaded, then rapidly eliminated, a Nioh 2 trailer for Tokyo Sport Present that guarantees an “early 2020” launch for Workforce Ninja’s motion RPG. A number of different YouTubers caught the video earlier than it disappeared; we’ve embedded it above.
The video is totally in Japanese, nevertheless it does exhibit in-engine scenes and gameplay, in addition to the characters, enemies, and fearsome yokai that gamers will encounter. Apparently, that’s a youthful Oda Nobunaga on the finish.
Screenshots launched final month confirmed that Nioh 2’s most important character will have the ability to rework into yokai as nicely. That transformation carries the participant character into the yokai’s Darkish Realm, and the boss battles there’ll pack extra punch.
The primary Nioh, a difficult “masocore” hack-and-slash, launched in February 2017 and was very nicely acquired, each commercially and critically. Koei Tecmo introduced a sequel at PlayStation’s E3 2018. On the time, Fumihiko Yasuda, the primary sport’s director, stated Nioh 2 would add character customizations that permit gamers to decide on their gender and race.